Newent

  • newent
    omh-newent.jpg
    the market house, newent
    newent is located in gloucestershire
    newent
    newent
    location within gloucestershire
    population5,207 
    so7225
    civil parish
    • newent
    district
    • forest of dean
    shire county
    • gloucestershire
    region
    • south west
    countryengland
    sovereign stateunited kingdom
    post townnewent
    postcode districtgl18
    dialling code01531
    policegloucestershire
    firegloucestershire
    ambulancesouth western
    uk parliament
    • forest of dean
    list of places
    uk
    england
    gloucestershire
    51°55′49″n 2°24′17″w / 51°55′49″n 2°24′17″w / 51.9302; -2.4048

    newent (t/; originally called "noent") is a small market town and civil parish about 10 12 miles (16.9 km) northwest of gloucester in gloucestershire, england.[1] its population at the 2001 census was 5,073, increasing to 5,207 at the 2011 census.[2] it was a medieval market and fair town. the town's site has been settled since at least roman times and appears first in the historical record in the domesday book.[3]

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Newent
OMH-Newent.jpg
The Market House, Newent
Newent is located in Gloucestershire
Newent
Newent
Location within Gloucestershire
Population5,207 
SO7225
Civil parish
  • Newent
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNEWENT
Postcode districtGL18
Dialling code01531
PoliceGloucestershire
FireGloucestershire
AmbulanceSouth Western
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Gloucestershire
51°55′49″N 2°24′17″W / 51°55′49″N 2°24′17″W / 51.9302; -2.4048

Newent (t/; originally called "Noent") is a small market town and civil parish about 10 12 miles (16.9 km) northwest of Gloucester in Gloucestershire, England.[1] Its population at the 2001 census was 5,073, increasing to 5,207 at the 2011 census.[2] It was a medieval market and fair town. The town's site has been settled since at least Roman times and appears first in the historical record in the Domesday Book.[3]